Blog Posts

  • Statement on Family Separation at the Southern Border

    It’s difficult to find the words to express the extent of my heartbreak, frustration, and anger at what’s happening on our border right now. Simply put, needlessly ripping children away from their parents is inhumane, ineffective, and unwarranted. This is not about partisanship or politics, it’s about people, it’s about doing what’s right, and it’s about who we are as a nation. We cannot allow this inhumane practice to continue. 

  • Oklahoma Education Association Recommends Kendra Horn as Best Education Candidate

    Kendra Horn, Democratic candidate for Oklahoma’s Fifth Congressional District, today announced that she has received the endorsement of the Oklahoma Education Association.

    “It’s time Oklahoma’s children had a representative in Washington who listens to parents and teachers about the crisis Oklahoma education faces,” said OEA President Alicia Priest. “Her opponent Steve Russell helped create the funding crisis we have today when he was in the State Senate, and he opposed the funding stream that helped provide recent teacher pay increases. He can’t continue to ignore Oklahoma children."

  • Oklahoma AFL-CIO Endorses Kendra Horn

    Kendra Horn, Democratic candidate for Oklahoma’s Fifth Congressional District, announced today her campaign has earned the endorsement of the state’s largest labor organization, the Oklahoma AFL-CIO. Horn was only one of two Democratic candidates for any office in the state to receive the AFL’s endorsement before the June 26 primary.

  • March On Oklahoma Endorses Kendra Horn

    MARCH ON and Fight Back PAC are proud to announce our endorsement of Kendra Horn who is running in Oklahoma’s 5thCongressional District. As a 5thgeneration Oklahoman, Kendra has dedicated her life to serving her community, even running two non-profits committed to developing leadership skills and helping women run for public office.  MARCH ON and Fight Back PAC support her candidacy and her platform to put working families first, make sure the voices of the 5thdistrict are heard, and bringing commonsense solutions to the challenges facing our country.  

  • Horn Challenges Steve Russell’s Support for D.C. Tax Scam

    “Steve Russell voted to give millions to the wealthiest 1 percent, while his constituents wait and hope it will trickle down to them. Sadly, the trickle-down theory is a myth and they could be waiting a very long time. A better idea would be to replace Russell with someone who cares about hard-working Oklahomans who deserve more from their elected leaders. That person is me.”

  • KENDRA HORN DOMINATES DEMOCRATIC FIELD WITH STRONG FOURTH QUARTER FUNDRAISING NUMBERS

    Democratic candidate for Oklahoma’s Fifth Congressional District Kendra Horn announced today her campaign has raised nearly $165,000 to date to challenge incumbent Congressman Steve Russell.  At this point in the calendar, Horn’s total makes her the most successful Democratic fundraiser in the 5th congressional district in Oklahoma in over a decade and the only Democrat who can defeat the Republican Congressman. In the fourth fundraising quarter of 2017 Horn raised nearly $74,000.

  • Community advocate Kendra Horn seeks to represent central Oklahoma in the U.S. Congress

    Horn is far from intimidated by the district’s history. The Oklahoma City resident said she is ready for Washington, D.C. to tackle issues important to Oklahomans. Horn’s pitch includes a pledge to middle-class families, fighting for rural and urban access to health care, strengthening federal programs in public schools to allow every child access to a quality public education and supporting efforts to incentivize small businesses and industries in the state.

  • Horn Comments on Teacher and State Employee Strike

    I stand with teachers and #oklaedLet me say this loud and proud. If the state legislature refuses to put gridlock behind us and get the job done, then I support teachers and state employees standing up and demanding a solution.

  • CHIP Unfunded for over 100 Days

    “The current Congress’ complete lack of action speaks to priorities, or lack thereof, when it comes to supporting health care for working families. There are ways to encourage people to contribute to their own success, and my priorities include funding core services and creating opportunities for struggling families. To receive CHIP, parents have to be working. We say we want people to work and contribute, well that’s exactly what this program does."